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Fun in the sun

Reese Linthicum catches some air while going down a water slide provided by the Friends of the Library on Tuesday, July 21.Reese Linthicum catches some air while going down a water slide provided by the Friends of the Library on Tuesday, July 21. Youngsters who participated in the Summer Reading Program

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To Kill a Mockingbird at Library July 30

In celebration of the new Harper Lee book Go Set a Watchman, the library will be showing the movie To Kill a Mockingbird at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 30. The free movie will be shown

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Alzheimer Support Group to meet locally

The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 16, at the Franklin County Library on the square. Caregivers, families, and friends are encouraged

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Easterling to speak at Genealogy meeting

Don EasterlingThe monthly meeting of the Franklin County Genealogy Society will be Monday, July 20 at 7 p.m. Don Easterling will provide information about some of the first families in Mount Vernon

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Turtle Derby offers more than just races

There is more to do than just race a turtle at the ninth annual Mid-Summer Bash and Turtle Derby set for 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 11 at the Alamo Mission Museum.

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Old Saltillo Memorial Day, meeting Sunday

Shirley Gibbs will be the guest speaker for the Old Saltillo Cemetery Association’s 2015 Memorial Day program and annual business meeting. The acitivities will begin at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, July 19 at the Old Saltillo United Methodist Church,

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Fountain, Templeton, Bell reunion announced

Descendants of the Fountain, Templeton and Bell families will gather for their annual  reunion at the Deer Lake Cabins in Scroggins July 17-19. Events will begin with a fish fry on Friday.

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Hunnicutt benefit

Friends lined up for a turn to hug and wish well Edna Hunnicutt during a fish fry in her honor in Hagansport on Saturday, July 11.Friends lined up for a turn to hug and wish well Edna Hunnicutt during a fish fry in her honor in Hagansport on Saturday, July 11. Approximately 400 people were served and many joined the bidding at the live auction.

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Scavenger hunt tours businesses

Grab some of your closest friends, family members or someone known to be smart to compete for a chance to share $80 in prize money to be awarded in the

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